From their humble beginnings working along side the Wright Brothers, Army aviators have been pioneers in aviation and they have played a key role in forming and shaping Army doctrine and tactics on the battlefield.
As we celebrate the first 100 years of Army aviation, this site is designed to give a glimpse into the birth and growth of the that community as we showcase the men, equipment, missions and conflicts that helped shape us into who we are today.
Today, modern Army aviators perform a multitude of complex missions from patrolling the skies over modern battlefields while piloting unmanned aerial vehicles from remote locations to dominating the modern battlefield in the middle of the day or during the dark of night.
When CH-47F Chinook or UH-60 Black Hawk crew chiefs finish their pre-flight checks, they jump aboard and fly off with the pilots… MORE
Building an Army base from scratch is a difficult task. Just ask the Airmen who completed major construction at Forward Operating Base Garry Owen… MORE
Since the dawn of aviation more than 100 years ago, militaries throughout the world have continuously pursued the development of unmanned aerial vehicles to give them an edge over the enemy… MORE
An overcast August morning proved to be the perfect backdrop to say goodbye to one commander and to welcome another during a change of command and reflagging ceremony… MORE